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Volume:70 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13804
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Low-level Laser Therapy vs Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome


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OrthoEvidence. Low-level Laser Therapy vs Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome. ACE Report. 2021;70(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13804

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of low-level laser treatment and extracorporeal shock wave therapy in subacromial impingement syndrome: a randomized, prospective clinical study

Lasers Med Sci. 2021 Jun;36(4): 773-781.

Contributing Authors: SB Güloğlu

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Synopsis

Seventy-one patients with subacromial impingement syndrome were randomized to receive 3 weeks of low-level laser therapy (LLLT; n=37) or 3 weeks of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT; n=34). Outcomes of interest included range of motion, Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores during the day and night, Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) scores, Beck Depression and Anxiety scores, Pittsbu...

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